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Newcomer Information

Services and supports to help you get ahead

Many of our newcomer students have told us that finding a job, acquiring professional development for a current position, upskilling, and reskilling are the top reasons they study with us. We have created this space on our website to help new immigrants achieve their learning and career goals. Here you have access to some great resources that focus on career development, networking opportunities, and financial support, so your integration into Canada is a smooth experience.

Networking Events and Job Opportunities

Employment Hamilton Learn More

Resources for job seekers, workers and employers with advice, grants and other services.

Wesley Learn More

Wesley provides an exciting, stimulating and challenging working environment to a variety of employees.

Goodwill Learn More

Goodwill’s free employment services and access services for job seekers.

Financial Support Services

ACCESS Community Capital Fund Learn More

ACCESS Community Capital Fund is a charitable Toronto based organization which offers people in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) low-interest loans to internationally-trained individuals interested in upgrading their skills or starting up a business in Canada.

Windmill Microlending Newcomer Loans Learn More

Windmill supports newcomers who arrive with education, skills and experience but face significant barriers to employment. For many immigrants, what prevents them from entering the labour market is a lack of financial support.

McMaster Association for Part-Time Student Bursaries Learn More

This bursary provides non-repayable tuition and book assistance to part-time students who demonstrate financial need and do not qualify for OSAP

Canada Training Credit Learn More

New refundable tax credit called Canada Training Credit, which may be used for eligible tuition and fees paid for courses.